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Need help paying for college? We get it. But don't let that stop you — the college has multiple scholarship opportunities for students like you, in addition to the funds available from the NIU Scholarship Office, other outside sources and guidance from the Student Financial Aid Office.

How to apply for scholarships

AcademicWorks handles all NIU scholarship applications - including College of Engineering and Engineering Technology scholarships. AcademicWorks pairs you with scholarships that may be a match. Learn more from the Scholarship Office.

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College of Engineering and Engineering Technology Scholarships


Scholarship Name Area of Study Maximum Award
Automation Direct Technology Fund Manufacturing Engineering Technology or Industrial Management & Technology (CAD or Manufacturing area of study) Varies

Joseph Bittorf Memorial Scholarship Fund in Industrial and Systems Engineering

Industrial and Systems Engineering $1000
Joseph and Rosemary Bittorf Industrial and Systems Engineering Scholarship Industrial and Systems Engineering $1000
Caterpillar Excellence Scholarship All majors $2500
Caterpillar and Friends Scholarship Award All majors $2000
Dennis Cesarotti Scholarship in Safety and Industrial Hygiene Majoring in Industrial Management and Technology, Environmental Safety & Health emphasis $1000
Crane Composites Expendable Scholarship in Engineering and Engineering Technology All majors $2500
Dean’s Diversity Scholarship for Freshmen and Transfers All majors $2000
Engineering and Technology Alumni Society (ETAS) Endowed Scholarship All majors $2000
OMRON FIRST Robotics Scholarships Have participated on a FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®) and/ or FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC®) team for at least two years $2000
Arthur D. and Florence S. Graffam Engineering Technology Scholarship Fund Electrical Engineering Technology or Manufacturing Engineering Technology. $1000
Romualdas and Nijole Kasuba Endowed Scholarship Mechanical Engineering $1000
Engineering and Technology Leadership Tuition Program All majors $5000
Lin Engineering Technology Scholarship Fund Electrical Engineering Technology or Industrial Management & Technology (Electronics area of study). Variable
Anthony L. Manne Scholarship in Engineering Technology Technology $1000
Max Zar Scholarship in Engineering All majors $1000
NECA - Northeastern Illinois Chapter Scholarship In Memory of Peter Cattaneo, Sr. Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology $2500
NIU-NECA Student Chapter Scholarship Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology $500
“Doc” and Betty Newell Scholarship Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology $1000

OMRON Foundation Electronic Engineering Scholarship

Electrical Engineering  
Road Builder Charities Scholarship Construction Management or Engineering $3000

Other scholarships available to engineering and technology students

 

Giving to Scholarship Funds

If you are interested in donating to one of these scholarships please contact Todd Burns at 815-753-1910.

Contact Us

College of Engineering and Engineering Technology
590 Garden Rd, DeKalb, IL
815-753-1442
ceet@niu.edu

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